You Need a Community, Not a Network

Harvard Business Review

To get serious results from a network, you need commitment and a continuity of relationships among the participants. To borrow language from the philosopher Avishai Margalit , the web is a “ thin we ” type of network. They have little in common with other members, and they’re reluctant to do much for the network. When networks develop into communities, the results can be powerful. What can leaders do to turn a network into a community?

Business School Professors Should Be Like Movie Directors

Harvard Business Review

Among the professions that were said to be safe from automation (for the moment) are those that require human interaction and emotive and social competencies, such as management; those that rely on craft mastery, such as recreational therapists and actors; and those that involve understanding complex systems of human and institutional interaction, such as economists. Luckily, b-school professors seem to be hybrids of economist, therapist, actor, and manager.